Dickwella was originally included in to 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka squad, but due to poor performances in India tour and 2016 Asia Cup, he was dropped from the world cup squad

Dickwella was called up for the South African limited over tour after fine performances in domestic tournaments. He was included to the T20I side as the opening batsman and scored quick innings in all three matches


After a series of good bowling and five-wicket hauls, Perera was dropped from the Test squad due to many upcoming new talents. However, he had late response to international cricket at the age of 30, Perera showcased him sheer talents when he get the chance to play.

Perera was included to the Test series against West Indies in October 2015, and played in the second Test at P Sara Oval. He could not show talents with the bat, but he took 4 wickets in crucial intervals of the match. Sri Lanka finally won the match by 72 runs and won the series 2-0.


Chandimal started his cricketing career as a teenager at his first school Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda. Later he moved to Ananda College, Colombo captaining the under-17 team. In 2008, he was appointed captain of the school's first eleven, which he led in 13 outright wins in a season, re-writing history in Sri Lankan school cricket. He was the first schoolboy cricketer to exceed 1,000 runs with an aggregate of 1,580, and won the Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year Award in 2009. After leaving school, he joined the Nondescripts Cricket Club


He was part of Sri Lanka's squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He is the 132nd Test player for Sri Lanka, gaining his cap during the second Test of Sobers-Tissera Trophy. He made his Test debut in 2nd Test of West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2015, scoring 13 runs in the first innings and 39 runs in second innings.[4]

He was named in the Sri Lanka squad for the tour of England, and in the first Test he scored a duck in the first innings, but in the second innings he scored his maiden test half-century with 53 runs.


Lahiru made his One Day International (ODI) debut in early 2010.[2] He made his Test debut against England at the Rose Bowl in June 2011,[3] coming into the side for the injured Tillakaratne Dilshan.[4] In his first Test innings, he was dismissed for 10 runs caught behind off the bowling of James Anderson.[5]

Thirimanne Scored his first ODI century against Australia at Adelaide Oval during second ODI of 2012–13 Commonwealth Bank Series.[6]


Lakmal was called up as a replacement for Dilhara Fernando in India in December 2009 and he made his ODI debut in the second match in Nagpur, where he bowled eight wicketless overs for 58 runs before Sri Lanka won by three wickets.[3] He made his Test debut on November 23, 2010 against the West Indies in the second Test match played at the R. Premadasa Stadium, becoming the 114th Sri Lankan Test player.

By dismissing Chris Gayle of West Indies, Lakmal became the third bowler to take a wicket with the first ball bowled in a test match at a new venue, joining Kapil Dev of India and Imran Khan of Pakistan, which was held at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.


He made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against India on 2 November 2014.[1] After a poor performance by Lasith Malinga during the Pakistan ODI series in 2015, Gamage was brought to the squad for last ODI, following an injury to Nuwan Pradeep.

In August 2017, he was added to Sri Lanka's Test squad, ahead of the third match against India.


Rangan Born on 19 March 1978, in the small village of Waduwawa, Kurunegala, on the southeastern tip of the Northwestern Province as the second of the family. His elder brother is Deepthi Herath. He was also promoted to the opening batting in school times, and acted as a pacer, until his coach told him to start spin bowling due to height problem. Before starting professional career, Hearth was working at Sampath Bank as a clerk, when he met brother of Chandika Hathurusingha



In July 2016 he was named in Sri Lanka's Test squad for their series against Australia.[3] On 26 July 2016 he made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against Australia

In the first innings, Sandakan took his first Test wicket by bowling Mitchell Marsh. He took 4 for 58 runs in the first innings and 3 for 49 in the second innings. His match figures of 7 for 107 were the best by a chinaman bowler on Test debut. Sri Lanka won the match by 106 runs giving them only their second win against Australia in 27 matches


Despite Vishwa fernando has been a regular contender for the international cricket in many times, he could not play any match due to heavy fast bowling attack Sri Lanka had. But, when all four major fast bowlers were injured; Dhammika Prasad, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera and Suranga Lakmal, Fernando played his debut Test match in the second Test against Australia on 4 August 2016 as the main pacer. In his first over, he took the wicket of Joe Burns. In rest of the match, he did not ball at all, where Sri Lankan spinners dominated the whole match by taking 19 wickets in two Australian innings.[4] However, Sri Lanka won the match by 229 runs, to secure the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy for the first tim


Thirimanne did not included in any of the international squad since January 2016 due to very poor performances in both domestic and international arena. In July 2017, he was included to the practice match against India and scored 56 runs. However, the score did not effect for the inclusion to test series. With many injury concerns within the named squad for Sri Lanka, Thirimanne was recalled into the second Test at SSC, although he did not feature in the first XI